STK-ID 11563

Governor General unveils plaque: shots of Defence Minister Brooke Claxton stepping out car, being greeted by Lieutenant General Sir Richard Turner, BC, KCB (Knight Commander of Order of Bath), KCMG (Knight Commander of Order of Saint Michael and Saint George), DSO (Companion of the Distinguished Service Order), Hero of Leliefontein; of Governor General Alexander arriving and being greeted by Turner, Colonel Todd, Petawawa Camp Commander and Lieutenant Colonel Wattsford, Commanding Officer of Royal Canadian Dragoons Regiment (Turner's Boer War Regiment). Sequence on Governor General and General Turner inspecting RCD guard of honour, Governor General shaking hands with Bert Lambkin in charge of guard of honour composed of veterans of the Battle of Leliefontein (07/11/1900). Shots of Mayor Bourque of Ottawa making speech. Shot of Governor General speaking on battle, walking over to gun and unveiling plaque under gun. Shot of trumpeters playing. Various shots of dignitaries standing around after ceremony, chatting. CU of plaque. Shots of veterans of Leliefontein marching past, of Governor General taking salute. Various shots of Canadian Dragoons marching past. Shot of people crowding around field piece. (10/11/1950)


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Governer General Alexandre Unveils Plaque / Korean Brigade Leaves Petawa
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
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720 x 486